One family One Job scheme of Sikkim

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One family One Job scheme of Sikkim

 

What to study?

For Prelims and Mains: Key features and significance of the scheme.

 

Context: Sikkim has announced the One family one job scheme to provide employment to the youth of Sikkim.

 

About the Scheme:

  • One family one job scheme entitles one government job for every family in the state.
  • Eligibility: Only members of those families which do not have a government job at present are eligible for government employment under the scheme.
  • The government has announced that the nature of the job is not temporary and would be regularised after five years.

 

Significance:

Sikkim is the first state in the country to launch an exclusive programme which entitles every family in the state with a government job and Sikkim earmarks 70% of its revenues towards salaries for state government employees.

 

Sources: toi.